Brazil Weekly

Mercosur-EU trade deal a victory for economic pragmatism

Today, we discuss the Mercosur-EU trade deal. Why did it take so long? Who wins from it? And what will be the repercussions for Brazil and South America. 

The week in review

39 kilos. A Brazilian Air Force sergeant was arrested in Seville carrying 39 kilos of cocaine in his hand luggage. The officer was a crew member on President Jair Bolsonaro’s backup plane—which flew in an advance party to Osaka (via Seville), where the G20 summit is underway. The government promised a rapid and rigorous investigation to identify whether the sergeant is a member...

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